Tragedy leaves small town in shock

Police said all occupants of the car, three males and a female aged between 17 and 24, died at the scene when the Commodore they were travelling in left the road, hit a tree and caught alight in the town late last month.

The damage was so severe that police said it could take more than a week to formally identify the bodies.

However, most of the deceased were believed to be from the area.

GP Dr Tony Hobbs (pictured), chair of Murrumbidgee Medicare Local, said area medical professionals were kept from dealing with the initial response